November 1988 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

Film & TV History

Nov 3 Talk-show host Geraldo Rivera's nose is broken as Roy Innis brawls with skinheads at TV taping

  • Nov 5 "Kokomo" single by The Beach Boys from the film "Cocktail" goes to #1
  • Nov 5 "Kokomo", single by the Beach Boys from the film "Cocktail" tops the charts, their first hit in 20 years, and to date their latest
  • Nov 9 Don Sebesky and Gloria Nissenson's musical "Prince of Central Park", starring Jo Anne Worley opens at Belasco Theater, NYC; runs for 4 performances
  • Nov 14 Sitcom "Murphy Brown" starring Candice Bergen premieres on CBS
  • Nov 17 Linda Petursdottir of Iceland, 18, crowned 38th Miss World

Film & TV History

Nov 17 Neil Simon's "Rumors" premieres in NYC


Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Nov 2 Lindze Letherman, American actress (General Hospital), born in Fresno, California
  • Nov 3 Angus McLaren, Australian Actor

Emma StoneEmma Stone (34 years old)

Nov 6 American actress (The Amazing Spider-Man, La La Land), born in Scottsdale, Arizona

  • Nov 7 Elsa Hosk, Swedish model (Victoria's Secret), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • Nov 9 Nikki Blonsky, American actress, born in Great Neck, New York
  • Nov 10 Chisaki Hama [Rika Izumi], Japanese actress and model, born in Kyoto, Japan
  • Nov 11 Alexandra Kyle, American actress, born in Los Angeles, California
  • Nov 17 Justin Cooper, American actor (Liar, Liar, General Hospital), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Nov 18 Montanna Thompson, English actress (The Story of Tracy Beaker), born in Islington, England
  • Nov 25 Abby Phillip, American political commentator (CNN), born in Virginia
  • Nov 26 Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson, Icelandic weightlifter (World's Strongest Man 2018; deadlifting WR 501kg 2020) and actor ("The Mountain" Game of Thrones), born in Reykjavík, Iceland
  • Nov 26 Yumi Kobayashi, Japanese fashion model, born in Tokyo
  • Nov 28 Scarlett Pomers, American actress

Weddings in Film & TV

Jeff Goldblum

Nov 1 American actor Jeff Goldblum (36) weds American actress Geena Davis (32) in Las Vegas; separate in 1990; divorce finalized in 1991

  • Nov 19 LA Law's Corbin Bernsen marries actress Amanda Pays

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Nov 6 John Hubbard, American actor (Don't Call Me Charlie, The Tall T, One Million B.C.), dies of kidney failure at 74
  • Nov 9 Billy Curtis, 4'2" actor (Terror of Tiny Town), dies at 79
  • Nov 15 Mona Washbourne, actress (Blue Bird, Games), dies at 84
  • Nov 27 Angela Aames, actress (Lost Empire, Basic Training), dies
  • Nov 27 John Carradine, American actor (The Grapes of Wrath, Stagecoach, Howling), dies of kidney failure at 82